Pressing Onward: A Dewatering Blog

A Side-by-side Sludge Dryer comparison

By Michael Stock


In today's market, where there are several companies making their own variations of a product, comparison shopping can be a necessary evil. This is even the case when it comes to purchasing dewatering system accessories, like sludge dryers. To help with your decision making, check out the chart below, comparing key features of our J-MateĀ® continuous dryer, with another brand's sludge dryers. 

 J-MateĀ® Sludge dryer  anOther Brand's sludge dryer
 Dryers feature Partlow controls, made specifically to withstand the extreme heat that can be produced by sludge dryers.  Dryers feature touch screen controls, which can become overheated and melt under extreme conditions. 
 Models and Drying Capabilities

120G  - .75 - 1.5 cu FT/hr

180G - 1.5 - 3.0 cu FT/hr

360G - 3.0 - 6.0 cu FT/hr

200G - 3.0 cu FT/hr

380 - 6.0 cu FT/hr

Fuel Type Used
natural gas or LP (liquefied petroleum) natural gas or LP (liquefied petroleum)
Scrubber Water Usage
1 - 3 GPM (gallons per minute) depending on the model 2-4 GPM (gallons per minute) depending on the model


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